ERIC Number: ED543431
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1931
Reference Count: N/A
[Biennial Survey of Education in the United States, 1928-1930. Bulletin, 1931, No. 20. Volume I. Chapter XII: Public Education of Adults]
Alderman, L. R.
Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior
This brief report on the topic of the public education of adults indicates that progress has been made in the field of child development and parent education; that this field has been stimulated by large appropriations from private and public sources; that public agencies are taking over more and more of the responsibility for parent education; that colleges and universities and State departments of education have an important place in the development of this new field of education; that the parent-teacher movement is growing in significance and effectiveness; and that parent consciousness has been awakened to the need for a better understanding of the problems of child care and training and to the importance of the task in education which they share with teachers. This bulletin covers the following topics: (1) Public education of adults: Movement during decade 1920-1930; (2) Elementary education for adults under public-school auspices; (3) Rehabilitation work pays; (4) Work done by States; (5) University extension; (6) Alumni education; (7) Parent education: Growth and significance of movement; and (8) Organizations conducting parent education projects. (Contains 9 footnotes.) [Best copy available has been provided.]
Descriptors: Child Development, Public Education, Parent Education, Annual Reports, Educational Assessment, Educational Indicators, Adult Education, Educational Development, Rehabilitation Programs, Vocational Rehabilitation, State Action, State Surveys, Extension Education, Alumni
Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: United States Department of the Interior, Office of Education (ED)
Identifiers - Location: United States